How to structure a social theory?: A critical response to Anthony king’s the structure of social theory
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy of the Social Sciences 36 (1):95-104 (2006)
s argument for the claim that social relations have to be conceived of as primary and main ontological category for an adequate analysis of the social realm. The author shows that Kings arguments do not succeed in fully replacing the categories of agency and structure that are pervasive in contemporary social theory. At most, King succeeds in delineating a neglected area of social theory, something that should be taken into account in addition to structure and agency. Key Words: social ontology rules agency structure hermeneutics.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Gil Friedman (1997). Agency, Structure, and International Politics: From Ontology to Empirical Inquiry. Routledge.
Anthony King (2000). The Accidental Derogation of the Lay Actor: A Critique of Giddens's Concept of Structure. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 30 (3):362-383.
Anthony King (2006). Review Essay: High-Heeled Red Imitation-Crocodile Boots: The Future of the Social Sciences. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 36 (3):367-378.
Sharon Hays (1994). Structure and Agency and the Sticky Problem of Culture. Sociological Theory 12 (1):57-72.
Jon M. Slack (2004). A Bound on Synchronically Interpretable Structure. Mind and Language 19 (3):305–333.
Theodore Richard Schatzki (1987). Overdue Analysis of Bourdieu's Theory of Practice. Inquiry 30 (1 & 2):113 – 135.
P. X. Monaghan (2010). A Novel Interpretation of Plato's Theory of Forms. Metaphysica 11 (1):63-78.
Anthony King (2006). How Not to Structure a Social Theory: A Reply to a Critical Response. Philosophy of the Social Sciences 36 (4):464-479.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads17 ( #103,196 of 1,101,944 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #192,006 of 1,101,944 )
How can I increase my downloads?